EPA Cleanup Plan Proposed for Casmalia Resources Superfund Site

The Casmalia Resources Superfund Site in Santa Barbara County, CA is in for an overhaul. In December 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a comprehensive cleanup plan to deal with contaminated soil and groundwater at the former hazardous waste...

Big Ox Energy Settlement Reached

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Big Ox Energy-Siouxland, LLC reached a settlement that was filed on Dec. 4, 2017. This stems from a chemical release that took place at the company’s Dakota City, Neb. facility in December 2016. As part of the agreement,...

Grants Set to Improve Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound is about to get some much-needed improvements. In December 2017, leading federal and state environmental officials from New York and Connecticut revealed the approval of 31 grants totaling $2.04 million to local government and community groups to...

A Recap of Our Top Articles from 2017

December has arrived and in just a few short weeks, it will be 2018. It’s hard to believe the year is almost over, but it certainly has been an eventful one. At Eco-Rental Solutions, we keep a close watch on environmental happenings impacting the U.S., and each month...

Eco-Friendly Chicago Rockford International Airport Honored

If you’re not already familiar with the Chicago Rockford International Airport, it’s time to get in the know. This tiny airport is served by just a few airlines, but its eco-friendly ways have been making major waves in the aviation industry for years. Located roughly...

Quantitative vs. Qualitative Respirator Fit Testing

If you have the kind of work environment that puts employees in contact with insufficient oxygen environments, harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases, vapors, or sprays, they need to wear a respirator at work. In these settings, the Occupational Health &...

Major Infrastructure Updates Planned for New York

New York is about to get a major overhaul of some of its most high-profile infrastructure. In July, Gov. Andrew Cuomo provided updates on four major projects designed to improve the lives of those who live, work, and visit New York. Learn more about the massive...

Air Quality Sensors Installed at California-Mexico Border

Officials are one step closer to understanding the impact of cross-border air pollution. On Aug. 26, the first air monitor in a system of low-cost air-quality monitors made its debut in San Ysidro, CA — part of San Diego. The town is the most heavily-trafficked border...